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Short Term Goals Keep Your Business on Track

If you recall, we have been using the analogy of a literal journey to discover the importance of setting goals in life and business. We have already established that on any particular journey our final destination can be seen as … Continue reading

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Why set mid-term and short-term goals?

If you have long-term goals why are medium term and short term goals necessary? Why not just set out and aim for the long-term goals? ● Mid-term goals are great as easily identifiable achievements. ● Mid-term goals should be a … Continue reading

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How to Avoid The Three Biggest Mistakes in Goal Setting

● Not differentiating between Dreams and Goals ● Not Setting Goals that stretch you ● Not setting a Time   Not differentiating between Dreams and Goals Thinking about our illustration of a journey to represent our business venture, how often … Continue reading

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How to Keep Motivated With a Journal

­­­Why Start Your Journey with a Journal? In a previous *article we considered the links between inspiration and motivation and how to avoid desperation,so if you’re still with me and reading this second article, can we assume that you have … Continue reading

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The Art of Positive Thinking

Take Positive Steps Towards Your Goals If you have been following my Blog Posts, you will now have an idea of just how important the practice of setting goals is and realise that the key to following the straightest path to … Continue reading

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Recording Your Goals

 Are your Goals Recorded?   According to some authorities the letter ‘R’ as the last letter of the acronym S.M.A.R.T.E.R.  (Goals),  stands for; ‘Resources’. Certainly you will have to allocate some resources to attaining your goals. It could be that … Continue reading

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Setting Smarter Goals

  Smart or Smarter Goals? Okay, so we considered setting SMART goals, let’s take that a stage further and think about setting SMARTER goals. If you remember the first part of this acronym consisted of: S – Specific M – … Continue reading

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Setting a Target Date for your Goals

Setting a Target Date for your Goals As with most aspects of goal setting there are several schools of thought regarding making a goal ‘Time Targeted’. The common denominator is that a time, date or occasion should figure somewhere in … Continue reading

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How Do I Set Relevant Goals?

Setting ‘Relevant’ Goals. In what sense are our goals relevant – “Relevant to what?”, is the question that immediately comes to mind. Frequently someone will set a goal, start working towards it, really struggle to progress and wonder why they … Continue reading

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Setting Measurable Goals

How do you ‘Measure’ a Goal We spoke in a previous post about our goals being Measurable.  So, how do we define ‘Measurable’   Another expression that is sometimes used is ‘quantifiable’ – “something that can be measured, calculated, or … Continue reading

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